Family Violence Counsellor - Children and Young Persons Program (CYPP) (515206)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jan 12, 2022
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:


Conditions of Employment:

About the Team

Children, Youth and Families (CYF) provides integrated programs that support all children, young people, and their families in Tasmania. Family Violence Counselling and Support Service (FVCSS) provides a professional and specialised service to assist children, young people and adults affected by family violence. We work with a range of services across government and the community sector. FVCSS is part of the Safe at Home initiative: a Tasmanian whole of government response to family violence.

About You

In addition to meeting the essential requirements, to succeed long term in this role you should possess the following skills and attributes:

Duties Include

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for ALL selection criteria of this position. Please address the criteria in your application.

Essential Requirements:

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.

Desirable: Current Driver's Licence

How to Apply:

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide, and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the workplace, duties, and selection criteria. Your written application should address the Selection Criteria (listed in the SOD) using the STAR technique.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to log in/create an account and submit the application form. The form requires you to answer eligibility questions, upload a copy of your CV, upload a copy of your written application and the details of two referees.

Statement of Duties (PDF): Generic Family Violence Counsellor - Children and Young Person's Program HP1-2 (May 2021) HPRNL WWC_CSO.pdf

Statement of Duties (Word): Generic Family Violence Counsellor - Children and Young Person's Program HP1-2 (May 2021) HPRNL WWC_CSO.docx

Applicant Guide - Communities Tasmania_2020.pdf

Applicant Guide - Communities Tasmania_2020.docx

*** All interested applicants are encouraged to discuss the specific details of the vacancy with the Contact Officer.

For more information (Contact Officer):

Name: Rachel Lucas


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